Carly Cotten, DMD, MS

Dr. Carly Cotten, DMD, MS, a pediatric dentist with Wild Smiles in Lexington, SC

Carly Cotten, DMD, MS


Pediatric Dentistry Residency – Nova Southeastern University – Fort Lauderdale, FL
DMD – University of Mississippi School of Dentistry – Jackson, MS
MS, Biomedical Sciences – University of Mississippi Medical Center – Jackson, MS
BS, Biology – University of Mississippi – Oxford, MS


American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry
American Dental Association
Sigurd O. Krolls Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Award
High Achievement in Special Care Dentistry Award
Alliance of the Mississippi Dental Association Award


Dr. Cotten is a third-generation dentist and follows in her father’s and grandfather’s footsteps in providing compassionate, quality care to her patients. She enjoys working with children because it gives her the chance to provide a positive dental experience, framework, and education to children and their families. Dr. Cotten has a Belgian Malinois/German Shepherd mix named Roux and they enjoy traveling, going on walks, and exploring new cities! She also enjoys getting involved in her community, traveling, trying new restaurants, hanging out with family and friends, and boat days. Her favorite vacation spot is Colorado, where she loves to hike, bike, rock climb, and ski! Her favorite foods are pasta and steak.

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